Fortum's President and CEO Tapio Kuula returns to work

FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17 October 2013 at 15.30 EEST

Fortum Corporation's President and CEO Tapio Kuula's sick leave ends and he
returns to work during the second half of November 2013.

President and CEO Tapio Kuula started his sick leave at the end of March 2013.

Fortum Corporation
Helena Aatinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
tel. +358 10 452 0480

Distribution:
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
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Fortum

Fortum's purpose is to create energy that improves life for present and future
generations. We provide sustainable solutions that fulfill the needs for low
emissions, resource efficiency and energy security, and deliver excellent value
to our shareholders. Our activities cover the generation, distribution and
sales of electricity and heat as well as related expert services.

Fortum's operations focus on the Nordic countries, Russia, Poland and the
Baltics. In the future, the integrating European and fast-growing Asian energy
markets provide additional growth opportunities. In 2012, Fortum’s sales
totalled EUR 6.2 billion and comparable operating profit was EUR 1.7 billion.
We employ approximately 10,400 people. Fortum’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki.

Further information: www.fortum.com